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Experts gathered in Tauranga for psychiatry conference

National and international experts to gather in Tauranga for psychiatry conference

Stress and the brain, living to 100 and the mental health of transgender people are just some of the topics to be discussed at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference.

The Kia Kotahi ai ngā Ara or Uniting Pathways Conference will be held from 25 – 27 September at the Trinity Wharf Hotel, Tauranga.

The Conference has a diverse and exciting scientific program with presentations from both national and international speakers.

Conference highlights include

• ‘The Tauranga Declaration: Indigenous suicide prevention’: Professor Sir Mason Durie Emeritus Professor, Massey University, New Zealand.

• ‘Mental health and nutrition: New model of the aetiology of mental illness’: Professor Julia Rucklidge, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Canterbury.

• ‘Living to 100’: Professor Permider Sachdev Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and Clinical Director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI) at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

• ‘Self-harm in adults: A comparison between the middle – aged and the elderly’: Dr Yu Mwee Tan.

• ‘A national quality and safety program for mental health and addictions: opportunities for psychiatrists and the College’: Dr Clive Bensemann from the Auckland District Health Board.

The RANZCP New Zealand Conference will run from 25-27 September

at the Trinity Wharf Hotel, Tauranga. For the full program and all session times visit the Conference website.


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